Coming Events

ACT Professional Learning Event – Two for One Workshop

Date: Saturday April 6 2019
Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm
Venue: The INSPIRE Centre University of Canberra, Bruce, ACT

This event is session one in a three part series of workshops for 2019.

Presentations for the workshop will include the below:

‘Emotional Wellbeing of Autistic students’. Presented by Chris Varney, Founder of the – I CAN Network and Patron of AASE National

‘Real and rigorous: Combining evidence-based professional learning with action research to enhance student-learning outcomes’.  Presented by Michael Arthur-Kelly, The University of Newcastle

Registration Fees:

Member Pricing

  • 3 workshop sessions – $150.00
  • One Workshop – $60.00

Non Member Pricing

  • 3 Workshop Sessions- $250.00
  • One Workshop – $100.00
  • 3 Workshop Sessions plus AASE Membership – $345.00 (Saving 75% on membership)

For further information on the workshop and to register please click here.

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If you have any questions about the event please contact Carmel Blake


Pragmatic Organisation Dynamic Display (PODD) – Communication Partner Training Workshop – Sydney

A half-day workshop for teachers, support staff, parents, grandparents and other
family members, carers, and others who live or work with people who have little or
no speech and use augmentative and alternative communication.

This workshop aims to assist people to become more familiar with PODD
communication books. Come and learn strategies to assist people who cannot speak
and require other methods of communication. Learn about the design of PODD
communication systems to support two-way interactions and enable access to language.

Presenter: Harriet Korner
Date: 15 March 2019
Time: 9:45am – 2:00pm
Venue: Royal Rehab – Blunt Conference Room- 235 Morrison Rd, Ryde, NSW, 2112.

For further information and to register please click here


Pragmatic Organisation Dynamic Display PODD Interest Group Meetings 2019 – Sydney

PODD Interest Group meetings will be of interest to people who are implementing PODD
communication systems. It is recommended that you attend a PODD Workshop before
your first meeting – a Two Day Introductory PODD Workshop or a Half-day
Communication Partner Workshop is recommended, depending on your learning needs.

Venue: Royal Rehab – Main Building: Blunt (or Schardt) Meeting Room – 235 Morrison Rd, Ryde, NSW, 2112.
Cost: $10 per meeting, to assist with cost of room hire.

7 March 2019: 6.30pm – 8.30pm: PODD Interest Group Meeting, evening
3 May 2019: 10am – 12 noon: PODD Interest Group Meeting, daytime
1 August 2019: 6.30pm – 8.30pm: PODD Interest Group Meeting, evening
15 November 2019: 10am – 12 noon: PODD Interest Group Meeting, daytime

For further information, please contact Harriet Korner at


Positive Behaviour Support Online Series

Each PBS course is a case study based course and involves reflecting on a student who is engaging in challenging emotional and behavioural responses and then completing a functional behaviour assessment, developing a behaviour management and prevention plan.

Presenter: Dolly Bhargava

Click here for more information about the series

Registration links for each course are below:

Positive Behaviour Support Strategies for Students with Aggressive Behvaiour
Positive Behaviour Support Strategies for Students with Anxious Behaviours
Positive Behaviour support Strategies for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Positive Behvaiour Support Strategies for Students with Attendtion Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Positive Support Strategies for Students with Oppositional & Defiant Behaviours
Guiding the development of emotional regulation skills

If you have any questions or require further information please email or call 0423 293 254


Achieving Practical Positive Solutions Workshop Series to Enhance the Lives of the People We Support – Multiple Locations Across NSW

Come along to hear a range of practical and interactive workshops that provide an expert
blend of information, skills and strategies that will educate, empower and enable you to be
the CHANGE in the lives of the people you support. Click here for further details.

Presenter: Dolly Bhargava

Workshop available

Developing Emotional Regulation Skills in Children and Adolescents with Anxious, Oppositional and Aggressive Behaviours

Assessing, Preventing and Managing Challenging Behaviour

Supporting Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder(ASD)

To register and further details on dates and locations please download the below form and send to or call 0423 293 254

Registration Form